Animated film 'Ne Zha' tops the Chinese mainland box office

New Chinese animated film Ne Zha has topped the Chinese mainland box office since its opening on Friday. The film broke the opening day record for a Chinese animated film with 138.5 million yuan ($20 million) and earned an estimated total of 600 million yuan over the three-day weekend, putting it on track to beat Kung Fu Panda 3 to become the highest-earning Chinese animated film of all time.

Neymar fulfills TV show 'dream' as Barca say transfer deal 'closer'

Soccer player Neymar said he had "realized" his dream with a cameo appearance in his favorite Netflix show as later Tuesday there was a fresh plot twist in his long-running Paris Saint-Germain transfer drama.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/28 15:38:40

Hollywood French film fest links with Amazon, Netflix

Hollywood's French film festival will showcase movies from streaming giants Amazon and Netflix next month in a bid to boost Gallic cinema in the US.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/28 15:28:40

Bolivian leader's policies attacked amid Amazon blaze

Like his far-right rival President Jair Bolsonaro in neighboring Brazil, Bolivia's leftist leader Evo Morales is facing mounting fury from environmental groups over voracious wildfires in his own country.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/27 17:53:40


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Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 17:08:41


Happy birthday: A deep and personal chat with a friend will provide some insight into a problem that has challenged you recently. It's time for you to let down your guard and dive into subjects that you normally would rather avoid. Your lucky numbers: 1, 3, 9, 11, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 17:08:40

Chinese dragon boat team takes part in Brunei Regatta 2019

Since its revival in 2012, the Brunei Regatta has drawn the participation of foreign rowers, including dragon boat teams from China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/27 16:58:42

Chinese and US gastronomes seek to build bridges through culinary culture

While trade wars can cause ethnic barriers and cultural prejudices, trade itself has a rather interesting way of revealing the connections between people and culture. This is especially true when it comes to many of the food we love. For example, the hero of condiments - ketchup - perfectly conveys how cultures can fuse together if we take a look at how its origins were shaped by centuries of trade.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 16:53:40

High above Greenland glaciers, NASA looks into depleting ocean ice

Skimming low over the gleaming white glaciers on Greenland's coast in a modified 1940s plane, three NASA scientists, led by an Elvis-impersonating oceanographer, waited to drop a probe into the water beneath them.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/26 17:48:39


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Source: Global Times | 2019/8/26 14:18:39


Happy birthday: You are sure to encounter some major challenges at work today, but don't stress yourself out too much. With some quick thinking and persistence you should be able to handle any difficulty that comes your way. Your lucky numbers: 4, 6, 9, 11, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/26 14:13:39

Multilanguage versions of 'Liangzhu Civilization Series' to be published around the world

The signing ceremony for a cooperative agreement that will see the Liangzhu Civilization Series published in multiple languages was held at the 26th Beijing International Book Fair on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 17:33:39


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Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 16:28:39


Happy birthday: A fun time will be had by all if you head out with friends tonight. Go ahead and throw caution to the wind when it comes to choosing what activities to try out. A career move will be possible if you are willing to make a few minor changes. Your lucky numbers: 1, 3, 9, 14, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 16:23:40